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Simple and easy recipes and food ideas for around the campfire or on the road in your motorhome

The Back Harbour region provides the perfect setting for a Newfoundland “boil up” on the beach.

Road Foodie: Experience Twillingate

February is the month of love, and nothing says “I love you” better than your sweetheart’s favorite pie. Unfortunately, I’ve never mastered making a...
This youngster enjoys trying her first fresh cranberry.

Road Foodie: Celebrate Cranberries

The fruit most associated with the winter holiday season is the cranberry. We eat cranberries jellied or fresh and whole as a tangy side...
A single artichoke plant will produce several artichokes each season for 5-10 years.

Road Foodie: Grilled Holiday Artichokes

During the holidays, we always make some traditional dishes, but I like to find something to add a new “wow” to the table. This...
Zucchini

Road Foodie: Zucchini Zone

  Last summer, I returned home from a 10-day motorhome trip to monster zucchinis growing in my garden. No matter how much I begged, I...
Road Foodie - Tomatoes Photo

Road Foodie: Tomato Time

  One of my favorite things about summer is homegrown tomatoes, especially super-sweet cherry tomatoes. Homegrown tomatoes really taste different – sweeter, with more vibrant,...
Classic Southern pralines substitute the traditional almonds or hazelnuts with locally grown pecans.

Road Foodie: Pecan Pralines, Please

When summer heats up, nobody wants to bake, but your sweet tooth may still crave a sugary treat. That’s where pecan pralines come in....
At least 10 different varieties of pears grow in North America.

Road Foodie: Welcome to Pearadise

  There are times of the year when berries, cherries, peaches and other fresh fruits are readily available. April isn’t necessarily one of those months,...
Road Foodie - Lemons and Lemonade

Road Foodie: Lighten Up with Lemons

  The holidays are behind us and, if you’re like me, all those sweets, cocktails and high-calorie foods have left you bloated, out of sorts...
At the Hammond’s factory retail store, visitors can buy all types of candies.

Road Foodie: Hammond’s and Holiday Peppermint Bark

  Candy comes to mind at this sweet time of year, and no one does holiday treats better than Hammond’s Candies (www.hammondscandies.com), an old-time candy...
Road Foodie - Bar

Road Foodie: Baldwin Saloon and Brussels Sprouts

  I love eating at a place with a sense of history, and the Baldwin Saloon in The Dalles, located in Oregon’s beautiful Columbia River...
motorhome window shades

DIY Day-Night Shade Repair

Adjusting the cord retainers, and even complete restringing, can keep perfectly good fabric in use for a long time in your motorhome. During the last...
Sonoran Sunset

Snowbirding in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert

  The Sonoran Desert offers an impressive array of colorful flora and fauna, scenic drives and outdoor recreation — all a stone’s throw from the...
Craig Kirby

RVIA Names Craig Kirby New President

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously selected Craig Kirby to serve as president of the...
Man hanging on motorhome ladder and woman standing with arms stretched out standing on top of RV

Can we Really Live Full Time in an RV? – A Real-World Account and...

When we first hit the road a few months shy of five years ago, we didn’t think we were your typical RVers. We were...
Cathedral Gorge State Park at night with star filled sky and person holding flash light

State Parks of the West You Never Knew About (And Will Never Forget)

If you’re planning a road trip around the Western US, I can confidently say that all of these should make an appearance on your...